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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porfimer_sodium

Porfimer sodium, sold as Photofrin, is a photosensitizer used in photodynamic therapy and radiation therapy and for palliative treatment of obstructing ...

www.rxlist.com/photofrin-drug.htm

Aug 2, 2017 ... PHOTOFRIN (porfimer sodium) for Injection is a photosensitizing agent used in the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of tumors and of high-grade ...

www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00707

It is the first drug to be approved in the use of photodynamic therapy in the United States. Synonyms. Porfimer natrium. Porfimer sodico. Porfimère sodique.

www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/020451s020lbl.pdf

PHOTOFRIN (porfimer sodium) INJECTION. Initial U.S. Approval: 1995 ..... elimination of porfimer sodium leading to higher rates of toxicity. Patients with severe ...

www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/porfimer-sodium

Porfimer sodium is the only photosensitive drug currently used for PDT in the United States and activates at wavelengths 515 and 630 nm. The general ...

reference.medscape.com/drug/photofrin-porfimer-342226

Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Photofrin (porfimer), frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy ...

www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms?cdrid=45291

When absorbed by cancer cells and exposed to light, porfimer sodium becomes active and kills the cancer cells. It is a type of photodynamic therapy agent.

pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Photofrin

Porfimer | C68H74N8O11 | CID 57166 - structure, chemical names, physical and chemical properties, classification, patents, literature, biological activities, ...